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A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, Digable Planets, Camp Lo and many more were inspired by the jazz-influenced sounds of De La Soul. Check out this playlist of music that was inspired by De La Soul.
One of contemporary soul music's most enlightening artists takes a look back to the Sixties female musicians that broke down social and cultural barriers and their challenges and their victories.
An eclectic and well-implemented array of live musical influences and the raw resonance of the production define 'Smokers Delight', marking it out as an album that rises above the too often bleep-orientated ambience of the leftfield movement
"When I rap, I get to express myself in a way where putting words together is like poetry, and sometimes it's better to talk in certain expressions than sing, you know? So I love, I love to rhyme when I want to express certain things." Wyclef Jean
The Soul II Soul founder discusses how Black musicians and producers inspired new musical genres, and became entrepreneurs in the face of racial adversity. Music by James Brown, Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield and more.
The Scottish singer/songwriter discusses her struggles to break through, the slow-burning success of her debut that just kept on giving and her favourite albums of all time.
The The frontman relays great insight into his lifelong love of film scores and how they have influenced his own film score compositions.
The album marked a significant reduction in the reggae influences that were a part of the band's first four records, instead featuring production-heavy textures and liberal use of synthesizers that, at times, drove entire songs.